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Champion of the 2017 AmorChem KNOCK OUT event: Team Braverman!

The competition for research funding is fierce, especially if your field is rare diseases and the source is industry. Five research teams from...

Re-programming innate immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease which attacks the lungs, claims someone’s life every 20 seconds and 1.5 million lives...

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 26, 2018)

RNA binding proteins in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Invited Speaker: CHRISTINE VANDE VELDE, PHD

The 2016-2017 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

We invite you to view the online version of the 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Dr. Donald Sheppard elected into the American Academy of Microbiology

Dr. Donald Sheppard, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty of...

MUHC researchers contribute to two of 10 “Discoveries of the year” selected by Québec Science for 2017

Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2017, including two researchers affiliated with the...

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 8, 2018)

Improving Outcomes of Very Preterm Infants: What Matters?
Invited Speaker: MARC BELTEMPO, MD, MHA

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 15, 2018)

Beyond de-repression: post-mitotic regulation of corticol specification
Invited Speaker: ANGELO IULIANELLA, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 22, 2018)

Improving the participation of youth with physical disabilities: The effectiveness of the PREP intervention
Invited Speaker: DANA ANABY, PHD, BOT

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 12, 2018)

The Derivation and Utility of Intestinal Organoids Generated From Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
Invited Speaker: JON DRAPER, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 5, 2018)

Determining Mechanisms of Glaucoma Using Mice
Invited Speaker: SIMON JOHN, PHD

Dr. Barry Pless among those honoured by Governor General

As is the New Year custom, on December 29, Governor General Julie Payette (BEng’86) announced the 125 newest appointments...

Second Provincial Congress of Mother-Child Research (May 24-25, 2018)

The four major pediatric research centres will participate: CHU de Québec, CHU Sainte-Justine, Sherbrooke University Hospital and McGill University Health Centre...

Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs...

Dr. Guy Rouleau has been reappointed as Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)

On Tuesday, December 12, 2018, McGill’s Board of Governors approved the reappointment of Dr. Guy Rouleau, a member of the...

RI-MUHC fellow wins OPDQ Award

Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau was recently selected as the recipient of the Prix Engagement 2017 – Lussier Dale Parizeau by l’Ordre professionnel...

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai named among the Economist’s 2017 HCV CHANGE MAKERS

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, Associate Professor at McGill University, researcher in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the...

Scientists with bold ideas making big impact

An estimated 1 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) disease occur in children in any given year, killing as many as 210,000 – a staggering...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may...